What is it?

The aim of this qualification is to provide a broad knowledge of food safety and food hygiene. Holders of this qualification will have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to be able to take responsibility for food safety monitoring procedures, to identify hazards to food safety, take appropriate action in the light of these hazards and contribute to improvements in food safety practice.


This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

This qualification is regulated by Ofqual/CCEA and Qualification Wales.

Who is it for?

This qualification is designed for those who are, or intend to be, supervisors within the retail sector. It is applicable to those who may supervise staff who handle or prepare wrapped or unwrapped foods, including foods subject to temperature controls.

It is ideal for individuals wishing to progress from the RSPH Level 2 Award in Food Safety and Hygiene qualification 

How do I apply?

For learners: see below for your nearest centre. Centres are listed alphabetically - to find the centre nearest to you, please use the location finder.

For current centres: if you are interested in delivering this qualification, please visit the Centre Area and register your interest. 

How do I become an RSPH-approved centre?
If you’re planning to deliver one of our qualifications, you will need to become a RSPH registered centre.

To become an approved centre and to gain qualification approval, please visit our Become a centre page.

Centres offering this qualification

68 centres offering this qualification

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Unit 14, Palmerston Close, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire, LE8 0JJ
Tel: 0116 279 6095, Fax: 0116 279 1210 , Email: [email protected]

306 Marshfield Road, Castleton, Cardiff, CF3 2UU
Tel: 07966 552132 , Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.a2zfoodsafety.co.uk

29 St. Martin Green, IP11 0UN
Tel: 07739 713821, Email: [email protected], Website: https://www.ablequicklearn.com

Sterling House, Grimbald Crag Close, Knaresborough, HG5 8PJ
Tel: 0800 988 5359, Email: [email protected], Website: http://www.edialux.co.uk

Cherry Lawn, Bradford Road, Burley in Wharedale, LS29 7QW
Tel: 01943 865065 , Fax: 01756 799506 , Email: [email protected], Website: https://adeleadamsassociates.co.uk

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Ofqual reference number: 601/8307/X